Get Gwibber and Empathy to auto start on login.
Auto-start Gwibber on login
Getting Gwibber to run on login is a breeze. Just head to the preferences menu (Edit > Preferences) and check the ‘start on login’ box.
Auto-start Empathy on login
Empathy requires a little bit of a kick to get going on login.
You would be forgiven for thinking that checking the ‘Automatically connect on start-up’ box in Empathy’s preferences pertained to starting on system login. It doesn’t, the start-up in this case refers to Empathy’s start up – not your computer’s.
We can make it start on login by going to System > preferences > startup applications > new item and entering the following information in the relevant fields:
- Name: Empathy
- Command: empathy -h